Saturday, July 4

Year: 2019

Force Motors Shaktiman 200 revealed
Automobile News, Overload, Pickup

Force Motors Shaktiman 200 revealed

Shaktiman 200 is the new LCV from Force Motors. The details of the LCV has been published on the official website of the manufacturer. No details on the pricing are revealed as of now. The Shaktiman 200 is powered by a Mercedes derived 3-Cylinder, Common Rail driveline that delivers power and torque of 50 kW (67hp) @ 3200 rpm and 175 Nm @ 1600-2400 rpm respectively. The payload capacity of Shaktiman 200 is rated at 1750kg for Fixed Side Deck (FSD) and 1700kg for High Side Deck (HSD). The styling of the Shaktiman 200 is heavily inspired from the Shaktiman 400 LCV which essentially is the pick-up variant derived from Force Traveller passenger bus. Dimensions in mm Wheel Base: 2770 Overall Length: 4725 Overall Width: 1807 Overall Height: 2315 FSD...
Actress Vidya Balan buys a Mercedes E-Class
Automobile News, Paparazzi Hounds

Actress Vidya Balan buys a Mercedes E-Class

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has got herself a Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan in a shade of blue. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class sold in India starts from Rs. 59.12 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)for the base variant while the top end variant costs Rs. 73.21 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The picture above shows Vidya standing with her parents after taking the delivery of the car. Though the exact variant of the car is not yet known, it is likely that she would have bought the top end variant of the E-Class along with many customizations options which would have increased the cost In the Mercedes-Benz lineup here, the E-Class sits between the C-Class and the S-Class sedan. The E-Class is known for being very comfortable and strikes a perfect balance between a fully stretched sedan (S-Class...
Women Motorcycle Diaries: Sarah Merrell- biker, model and actress
Women Riders

Women Motorcycle Diaries: Sarah Merrell- biker, model and actress

Sarah Merrell from Maryville, Tennessee, is a sportbike rider, pit bike racer, model, and actress. Sarah began acting at a young age and later went on to study film, media production and screen writing. Sarah has modeled in a variety of fashion shows and photo shoots and began landing published work in magazines. Now a Director, Client Service with Fletcher Marketing PR an award-winning marketing and public relations agency based in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sarah Merrell continues to act in television episodes and commercials, and directs photo shoots and fashion shows. technwheelz:   How long have you been riding motorcycle? Sarah: I’ve been riding motorcycles for 10 years. technwheelz:   Any specific reason you ride for? Sarah: I ride because it’s my passion and every...
Force Gurkha updated with ABS safety system
Automobile News, Automobiles India

Force Gurkha updated with ABS safety system

Force Motors has silently launched the ABS-equipped Gurkha in the Indian market. The new version of the SUV is priced at Rs 11.05 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. The Gurkha Xplorer ABS is available with both the trims – 3-door and 5-door. The 3-door trim is the top-spec version and is priced at Rs. 13.30 lakh. With the new safety rules implemented in India from 1st April, manufacturers are silently updating their products to meet with the new laws. Compared to the non-ABS configurations, the ABS-equipped configurations are up to INR 30,000 dearer. Bookings for the updated model are already underway, and deliveries are expected to commence in the coming weeks. Force is yet to offer the ABS with the lower Xpedition variant of the variant but soon, the update may arrive. Non-ABS ...
2020 Mahindra Thar spied. Exterior details and cabin design revealed
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Spy Images & Wall Papers, Spy Pics n Scoop News, Spy Shots and Breaking News

2020 Mahindra Thar spied. Exterior details and cabin design revealed

Here are the new spy images of the 2020 Mahindra Thar. While the prototypes spotted earlier featured dummy panels, the latest spy media shows the next-gen model with production-spec body panels. The 2020 Mahindra Thar will be wider than the current version. While the Thar retain much of its traditional design overall, its front- and the rear-end will receive comprehensive updates. On the sides, the redesigned model has new doors with handles positioned lower for improved ergonomics. What has under a heavy revision is the cabin. The dashboard is completely revamped and the centre stage could house an updated media system. The air-ducts are placed underneath the slot dedicated to the media system. The air-conditioning controls have been restyled as well as the levers to selec...
Hyundai Venue revealed via official sketches
Automobile News, Automobiles India

Hyundai Venue revealed via official sketches

Hyundai has unveiled the design sketches for its yet to be launched sub 4-m SUV, the Venue. The SUV will be loaded with Hyundai's BlueLink connectivity interface, an AI-powered interface with important safety features such as speed alert, geofencing, panic buttons and 'share destination' to ensure the safety of the passengers in case of a distress situation. The BlueLink connectivity interface has been developed with 33 features out of which 10 are specific to the Indian market. The Venue will have an SOS, RSA (Road Side Assistance) and BlueLink button on the inside rear-view mirror (IRVM) for easy access to the car passengers. It is also fitted with a cloud-based voice recognition system, which will be powered by Vodafone Idea network eSIM. This assists in getting real-time t...
Force Gurkha LSV for Indian Army spotted testing
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Sports Utility Vehicle, Spy Images & Wall Papers, Spy Pics n Scoop News, Spy Shots and Breaking News

Force Gurkha LSV for Indian Army spotted testing

Pune-based Force Motors has bagged an order for supplying Light Strike Vehicles (LSVs) to the Indian Army. Force Motors has managed to get this order in spite of stiff competition from some well-established manufacturers. Spotted on test is the 5-door Gurkha based LSV which has been designed and developed by the company's R&D team. The indigenously built Light Strike Vehicles (LSVs) will be used by the armed forces for defense purposes. The vehicles, which have been designed and developed by the company's R&D team, is claimed to have high speed and reliability. The OEM states that the LSV not only uses the proven, rugged and reliable aggregates like engines and transmissions from the Force Motors’ stable but it is also uprated for the demanding applications of the armed for...
Hi, I’m Cassini – the 7-seater version of the Harrier SUV
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Automobiles World

Hi, I’m Cassini – the 7-seater version of the Harrier SUV

Tata Motors recently showcased the 7-seater version of the Harrier SUV at the Geneva Motor Show called the Buzzard. When launched in India, the seven-seater SUV will be dubbed the Cassini. Based on the name of an official satellite launched through the collaboration of NASA with ESA, Tata’s H7X, now going by the name Cassini is one of the most anticipated SUVs of the year.The European markets will still be getting the H7X by the name Tata Buzzard. Like the Tata Harrier, the Cassini, too, is based on a platform derived from the Land Rover Discovery Sport and adopts Tata's Impact 2.0 design language. Visually, the Tata Cassini looks similar to the Harrier, donning the slim LED DRLs, a honeycomb grille, flared wheel arches and the three-dimensional taillights. The Cassini is ba...
Suzuki Future-S based micro-SUV spied with heavy camo
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Spy Images & Wall Papers, Spy Pics n Scoop News, Spy Shots and Breaking News

Suzuki Future-S based micro-SUV spied with heavy camo

Maruti Suzuki's upcoming micro-SUV has been caught testing in Gurgaon by team-bhp member Hitanshu Gandhi. The car, which is likely to be based on the Concept Future-S is rumoured to replace the Alto. The spy images suggest that the micro-SUV is likely to borrow styling cues from the Concept Future-S. It appears to have a high stance with wraparound headlamps and rectangular tail lamp clusters. The car has short front and rear overhangs and a raked rear windshield. The new model is likely to be based on the WagonR's Heartect-A platform. Given its positioning in the market, the new micro-SUV could be offered with a 1.0-litre petrol engine paired with a 5-speed manual transmission and an optional AMT. It is expected to get all the mandatory safety features such as ABS, driver s...
Image Gallery: Thar M2DiCR 4×4 BS4
Featured Posts, Image Gallery

Image Gallery: Thar M2DiCR 4×4 BS4

The Mahindra Thar is a compact and mid-size four-wheel drive off-road Jeep CJ-like SUV manufactured by Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. The vehicle was launched in the Indian market to fill the void left by its predecessor the Mahindra MM540. The 7-seater Thar is available in 3 variants - M2DiCR 2WD,4WD and CRDe. All the variants are available with soft top version only. The Mahindra Thar M2DiCR is powered by a 2,523 cc DI engine which is BS IV compliant. The 2,523 cc mill churns out 63 bhp of power at 3,200 rpm and torque of 195 Nm @ 1,400 to 2,200 rpm and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Image Gallery: Mahindra Thar M2DiCR 4x4
Image Gallery: Mahindra XUV300 W6 in Sunburst Orange Colour
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Image Gallery, Mahindra

Image Gallery: Mahindra XUV300 W6 in Sunburst Orange Colour

Mahindra XUV300 (pronounced as XUV 3 double ‘Oh’) comes with head-turning, cheetah-inspired design, ‘fun-to-drive’ performance, best-in segment safety features, first-in-segment hi-tech features and class-defining interiors. Mahindra XUV300 W6 Sunburst Orange The XUV300 is available in both petrol and diesel engine options and comes in 3 variants W4, W6 and W8, and one optional pack on the W8 variant. It is available in 6 monotone colours & 2 dual tone colours: Red Rage, Aqua Marine, Sunburst Orange, Pearl White, Napoli Black, D-Sat Silver, Dual Tone White roof on Red Rage and Aqua Marine (only on W8 optional pack). Mahindra XUV300 W6 Sunburst Orange BEST-IN-SEGMENT SAFETY FEATURES: First-in-segment 7 Airbags, All 4 disc brakes, Front Parking Sensors, Heated ORVMsEle...